allergic encephalomyelitis

noun

: encephalomyelitis produced by an allergic response following the introduction of an antigenic substance into the body
specifically : experimental allergic encephalomyelitis
The mouse disease is called chronic allergic encephalomyelitis, and is widely used for studying MS [multiple sclerosis] and potential treatments. Thomas H. Maugh II, The Los Angeles Times

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“Allergic encephalomyelitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/allergic%20encephalomyelitis. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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